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Asotoff, Vlad P. (1914 - 1979)

Mineral chemist
Born: 1914  Russia.  Died: 12 July 1979.
Vlad P. Asotoff and his wife established Mining & Agricultural Laboratories, a consulting and analytical business in 1956. He was later a technical director of various companies including Cable Ltd and The Griffin Coal Mining Co and was involved with beach sand and coal mining. Before arriving in Australia in 1940 Astoff was educated at Belgrade University and worked with Treibacher Chemische Werke A.G. in Austria.

Career Highlights

1950Migrated to Australia (Western Australia)
1950 - 1956Chemist with Steel & Cavanagh, a consulting and analytical firm
1956Mining & Agricultural Laboratories established
1968Technical Director of Cable Ltd


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Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 29 August 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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